This invaluable study (Oxford, 1900), written by the renowned Arabist and historical geographer Guy Le Strange (1854-1933), covers the history of Baghdad during the 8-13th centuries. Chapters: 1. The Foundation of Baghdad; 2. The City of Mansur; 3. City of Mansur (Continued); 4. The Canals of Western Baghdad; 5. The Kufah Highroad and the Karkh Suburbs; 6. The Canals of Karkh; 7. The Quarters of the Lower Harbour; 8. The Quarter of the Basrah Gate; 9. The Shari Quarter and the Trench of Tahir; 10. The Harbiyah Quarter; 11. The Quarters of the Muhawwal Gate; 12. Baratha, Muhawwal, and the Kazimaynl; 13. Eastern Baghdad in General; 14. Rusafah; 15. The Shammasiyah Quarter; 16. The Mukharrim Quarter; 17. The Buyid Palaces; 18. The Palaces of the Caliphs; 19. The Palace Gates and the Adjoining Quarters; 20. The Quarters North of the Palaces; 21. The Quarters East and South of the Palaces; 22. Recapitulation and Authorities: Early Period; 23. Recapitulation and Authorities: Middle Period; 24. Recapitulation and Authorities: Final Period. Includes 8 maps and city plans. 463 pdf pages. Book digitized by Google and uploaded by user Robert Bedrosian.